Dr. Romance writes:
I have blogged before about emotional hygiene, and doing the necessary maintenance on feelings as well as your physical body and household. Health reminders tell us to wash our hands frequently to prevent transmittal of diseases. Did you know you can “wash” your mood, too, ... Views: 16
COMMUNICATING AND ESTABLISHING A CONNECTION INSTANTLY
by Barbara J. Stepp, Premier Coach, Clinical Hypnotherapist, No Fault Psychology™, NLP, DHE® Master Trainer
WHEN WE MEET someone our first impression is critical. It doesn’t matter what the situation. It has probably happened to us all ... Views: 23
We all have insecurities of some sort but when it takes a toll on our relationships, it becomes burdensome.
You may have finally met the man of your dreams but it seems you cannot put your fingers on.
It turns out he is always defensive or sensitive and has answers or excuses for everything ... Views: 15
Our most intimate partners know how to trigger us. Sometimes we get annoyed or even angry. We take the bait and we’re in reactive mode. It’s not a matter of “if” we will get triggered, it’s a matter of how often and what we can do to stay grounded and accept the gift being offered.
Yes, you ... Views: 34
If someone only focused on themselves and didn’t take the time to see how other people are, there is a strong chance that they will be seen as self-absorbed. Not only that, they might not have many friends either.
This is going to cause them to feel isolated from others, and their existence ... Views: 42
Have you ever wondered why you have not found the love you deserve? Are you getting frustrated about finding your match?
What you need is not far from you, you just may need to take a closer look within.
We often have after thoughts of meeting the wrong people, especially when we initially ... Views: 30
Dear Dr. Romance:
I have a family member with two failed marriages, after she asked for my advice I suggested a spousal abuse counselor for therapy. She didn't receive counseling and went on to a second failed marriage. This time even worse than the first. She doesn't understand the ... Views: 32
Dear Dr. Romance:
I am writing to you for your professional opinion regarding my 15 year old son. His behavior overall is good but when he gets angry he throws things swears a lot and just a few minutes ago destroyed my vacuum cleaner in one blow to the floor.
I am a single parent about ... Views: 26
Dear Dr. Romance:
I have a friend who's asking for an advice and accidentally, I saw in the Internet your advices to some heart problems. So I told myself to try ask help from you also. This lady friend of mine is well, kind of in love with a man who's also in love with her. ... Views: 31
We all come to know about ourselves through our relationship – relationship with people, with other living beings and even with the inanimate things. Bringing in our self-awareness into this aspect of life, we can transform ourselves spiritually.
Human beings who have paid attention to the ... Views: 39
While someone can look attractive, it doesn’t mean they feel attractive or that their self-image matches up with how they look. In this case, the impression that they have on others doesn’t match up with what is taking place within them.
However, this is not to say that whether one is ... Views: 58
How is your relationship with your partner? What are the positive and negative aspects of your relationship?
What are the positive and negative aspects of your relationship?
When you and your partner are both operating as loving adults, you will experience many positive results. When one ... Views: 44
When someone's behavior is affecting you, what can you do, other than blame them?
We Are Not Separate
Some authors suggest that, when we are healthy enough, we will not be affected by others' unloving verbal behavior. We will rise above it and not take their words personally – that "Sticks ... Views: 45
Are you longing for connection? Discover what you need to do to create loving connection with another.
Deeply connecting with another is one of the great joys of life, and is something most of us long for. Deep connection takes away loneliness and gives us the experience of being deeply ... Views: 40
Sooner or later all of us question the meaning of life. The sooner we get to it, the better chance we have of finding a satisfactory answer. As a therapist I watch many of my clients pass through stages of personal growth. Once they work through the issues that have held them back, they often ... Views: 64
"As the price of liberty is vigilance -- so the price of independence is self-determination, the price of dignity is self-assertion, and the price of respect is self-respect," wrote psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Szasz.
Dr. Romance knows that self-determination and self-respect are the ... Views: 74
Dr. Romance announces The Real 13th Step:Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the Twelve-Step Programs
So many of you have written and e-mailed to ask about The Real 13th Step that I'm delighted to have this new edition in print. It's the ... Views: 44
Dear friend, we all have formed our own definitions of happiness right from childhood. A lot of these perceptions are because of conditioned development i.e. they are a part of our habits due to repetitive inculcation by parents, teachers and the society in general. That is why, none of us has ... Views: 56
DR. BARRY HAMMER
Developing empathy, or experiential insight into the feelings and needs of other individuals, is the key to developing related altruistic qualities such as, genuine caring, compassion, sympathy, generosity, patience, and tolerance for diversity. The ... Views: 70
HEALING OUR EMOTIONAL PAIN AND RELATIONSHIP PAIN
DR. BARRY HAMMER
An important key to emotional self-healing is to fully embrace our emotional pain and relationship pain with an open, nonjudgmental, nonpartisan, compassionate, warmly loving heart. That warmhearted, compassionate, ... Views: 54
FINDING OUR TRUE SOUL FAMILY:
A KEY TO INNER ALCHEMY
DR. BARRY HAMMER
Our individual life energy form feels inwardly empty, deficient, dissatisfied, restless, until it is filled with the relational energy substance of life as love by connecting in empathic vibratory attunement to other ... Views: 51
With half of marriages ending in divorce and so many married couples still unhappy, this topic begs a look. Many might be happy if they kept two points in mind.
This author thought he was happily married when his first wife of 20 years left him. He was in a stressful marriage for 19 more ... Views: 64
Relationships are the one of the most rewarding and challenging parts of our life. There are types of personal development that we are unable to do unless we are in relationship and there are ways that relationships push us to do work that we would not be otherwise motivated to do.
One of ... Views: 71
Learning to forgive those who hurt us is an essential life skill, because it helps develop inner maturity, frees us from emotional bondage to the other person, and helps us develop the power to move on.
Forgiveness begins with learning to forgive yourself for any damage you may ... Views: 89
I want my ex boyfriend back; Has your relationship ended and you are feeling like you are in limbo. Not sure what's going on. Occasionally we go through refutation that we might have actually broken up; the relationship was going so well. I think my ex wants me back; Apparently something was ... Views: 94
Do exes come back; What does it take to win back the love of your ex? Getting them to fall in love with you again can be awkward depending on why you separated in the first place. Once you have figured out why your ex left you will be better able to figure out how to get them back.
When you ... Views: 73
Will my ex come back; You have been separated from your boyfriend or girlfriend for some time now and miss him/her badly. Now you are wondering, how to get your guy/girl back or if it's even possible to get him/her to come back to you. There are definitely proven methods you can use to get her ... Views: 70
My ex hates me; Trying to figure out how to get their ex back is a difficulty lots of guys wind up dealing with. Do You Want Your Girlfriend Back After She Dumped You? Before you make that big conclusion to get her back, think real hard if that is what you really want. My ex boyfriend or ex ... Views: 73
Break up advice; Stipulation you were in what you thought was a close relationship with a man or woman who unexpectedly dumped you, you may find out later that you want to get him or her back. How to fix a break up with your ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend; Maybe you think this relationship was ... Views: 54
Texting your ex;When the time comes to getting your ex back to you, too many people always says it’s wrong. A lot people always assume that they need to violently pursue their ex to convince them to come back to them. That is the baddest way to go about it. You will only make it worse by forcing ... Views: 63
Does my ex miss me? So, how do you get your guy or girl back after a break up? How can you convince him or her that coming back to you is in his best interests because of the great relationship the two of once had? Now, do you realize why the two of broke up and that you both are most likely to ... Views: 82
Has my ex moved on? It is very important to learn how to get back with your ex because this person may be the very best for you. You may have broken up over something silly and if the two of you can work it out, everything may be just fine. Signs your ex has moved on; This can apply to a married ... Views: 66
My ex is ignoring me; If you have someone that has broken up with a loved one who is unexpectedly saying that they still love their ex, what is it they are trying to say? There are a couple issues that could be concluded from their statement; that they still have love for them but no interest in ... Views: 76
I still love my ex; How do you grip yourself after you break up with your boyfriend or girlfriend? Does it push you over the border or leave you overwhelmed? These can be common reactions to having broken up with someone you thought was your soul mate.
Is my ex boyfriend-ex girlfriend ... Views: 85
There are times in life where it will be important for one to be serious and then there will be times when this is not the case. If one was to come across as one way all the time, they are going to be out of balance.
However, this doesn’t mean that one is going to spend half of each day ... Views: 102
Should I text my ex first? Many times after a break up, people get the feeling that they were better off with their ex and want to try and get them back. How can you go about this? Below are some guidelines to use which are not the normal way to go about it, but many people have had luck with ... Views: 94
How to make your ex miss you; If you have determined that you must try to get back together with your ex after breaking up there are vital steps you must take. If you still have love for your ex, try to think about why this break up happened. You need to be aware of what the situations are ... Views: 81
How to be friends with your ex; Yes a break up is a hard thing to deal with, especially if you had been with your ex for a long time. You have developed a relationship you thought was strong and now you find yourself on your own. You may have an unfilled feeling inside you and your brain does ... Views: 89
Many of us were raised to resist our feelings (don’t be angry, don’t cry, don’t be so wild, etc). We do most anything to not feel: we eat, do drugs, drink, exercise, work, text, play computer games, and in doing all of this doing, we fight reality. When we resist feeling, we block reality, and ... Views: 89
How to get him back; How many time have you asked yourself "why would I want to get my ex back" after having separated or maybe broke up with someone. You are finding it hard to let them go hoping someday you can get back together with them. Have you gravely asked yourself why you would want to ... Views: 112
I miss my ex; Have you broke up with someone and want to get back together with them? You are probably overwhelmed over this break up but you will stay alive. You just need to get past the pain and irritation you are feeling right now and you will then be able to think clearly about what you ... Views: 78
How to get my ex back; Have you gone through a break up and feel like you went through a storm? It happened so fast you could hardly understand what was going on. The break up started before you had a chance to try and stop it, and now you are trying to think of a way you can win your love ... Views: 117
A Letter To My Ex Girlfriend That I Still Love; How have you been treating your woman? Do you treat her like a jerk which in turn made her leave you? If you think you want to get her back you may be making a mistake. If she already left you for the way you treated her why should she take you ... Views: 93
Will she contact me again after break up; You want to get back together with your ex girlfriend, so what will be different the second time around that will make it better? Why did the two of you break up to start with, did one of you screw up and the other left or was it a mutual problem? You ... Views: 82
How do you get someone back after a break up; You are trying to get back together with your ex girlfriend and you want to know what some of the tricks are to accomplishing it. You are going to find that there are really no tricks to it, it takes some skill and knowledge to pull it off but no ... Views: 81
What to do when you see your ex; If you are going to try to get your ex back, begging and pleading with them is not going to help you. These tactics are going to make it worse for you because you will be looking desperate for them, this is the last thing you need. Your best bet is to look like ... Views: 78
How to get a girl back after a break up; Now that your girlfriend has left you, all you can think about is how much you really loved her. When the two of you were together, you may have just taken for granted your feelings but now that she is no longer around you are realizing the truth about ... Views: 97
What to do when you want your ex girlfriend back; Guys that have been dumped by their girlfriend, trying to figure out how to get her back can be mind boggling. There are not many guys that just know what to do; it's something that has never taught. If you are absolutely sure you want to get ... Views: 83
I find that most couples do not have a vision of their future in place. They do not know where they are going in life. They deal with things as they come up, live pay-check-to-pay-check or floating their lives on credit cards, putting out fires, and mechanically going through their days. They ... Views: 71
Our body is not just a receptacle that houses our Self. It is how the Self manifests itself. The flesh that we refer to as our body is actually all-knowing pulsating molecular energy. the material of the Self, our Being.
Here we store information such as our histories, experiences, their ... Views: 66